Court rejects request to declare Risby-Raz hostile witness

By DAN IZENBERG
September 7, 2010 12:08

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

Jerusalem district court on Tuesday rejected a request from the prosecution to declare Rachel Risby-Raz a hostile witness.

The state's prosecutor, Uri Korb, charged that Risby-Raz, who formerly testified as a prosecution witness, presented a version of events in court which completely contradicted her testimony to the police.

The lawyers representing Olmert and Zaken, opposed the request, arguing that she had not contributed her testimony to the police. The judges ruled that the court had failed to present a strong enough case to justify declaring Risby-Raz a hostile witness.

Related Content

August 15, 2018
Netanyahu announces increase in security budget

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF